Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements: Undergraduate Health students entering Wayne State University, either from high school or transferring from other universities or colleges, are admitted directly into the College of Education Level 1 standing. General Education classes, along with the health major classes for Level 1 are taken concurrently. Students must apply to the College of Education for Level 2 standing when they have met the criteria listed below; (application - Room 469 Education Building). Upon application, students should request admission into the health program.

Students transferring from other universities or from other Colleges within Wayne State University must meet the following criteria to be eligible for admission:

  1. Students must have an overall grade point average of 2.5 or above.
  2. Students must satisfactorily complete both the University English and Math Proficiency Exams, and pass basic skills portion of the Michigan Teacher Competency Tests (MTTC)
  3. Students must have completed English 1020 or an acceptable equivalent.
  4. Students must document group work with children at the time of application.
  5. Students must display physical and emotional health commensurate with the demands of the physical education profession.
  6. Verification of negative results of a T.B. test.

Admission questions should be directed to Division of Academic Services, College of Education, 469 Education, phone 313-577-1601. 

Criteria for Admission to Level 2 (no exceptions will be made)

  1. Completion of 53 credits (includes a minimum of 12 credits in the major).
  2. Cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.
  3. Completion of English 1020 (Introductory College Writing).
  4. Completion of University Math Competency.
  5. Passing score on each of the three sections of the Basic Skills section of the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC).
  6. A copy of a negative TB test less than three years old.
  7. Verification of forty hours of successful group work with children. Group work with children is defined as three or more children (not your own) between the ages of three and eighteen. Students should seek group work with children in the age range they plan to teach. The group work experience should be within five years of applying to Level 2.
  8. A current (within the past six months) statewide Criminal History Check.
  9. Transcripts from each undergraduate school attended.
  10. Once the above requirements are fulfilled, students must complete a Level 2 Application form to be submitted to the College of Education (available in Room 469, College of Education).
  11. Students must possess personal attributes most desirable for teachers, including a high standard of moral conduct.
  12. Attendance at a mandatory College of Education Level 2 Orientation.

Admission questions should be directed to the Division of Academic Services, College of Education, 469 Education, phone (313) 577-1601.